No Child Left Behind Act
Sen. Lamar Alexander, the Tennessee Republican who is the incoming chairman of the Senate committee overseeing education, says his top education priority is fixing the landmark Bush-era law.
Millions of at-risk students could fall through the cracks as the Education Department gives states permission to ignore parts of No Child Left Behind, according to a study education advocates released Tuesday.
Texas now appears ready to step back from the strenuous accountability policies it has long been a national leader in championing.
Nearly half of Texas public and charter schools failed to meet federal accountability standards based on the No Child Left Behind Law.
The DISD is conducting two online surveys in an effort to get input from the public related to the district’s decision making policies and parental involvement.
Hundreds of school systems nationwide exhibit suspicious test scores that point to the possibility of cheating, according to an investigation by The Atlanta Journal-Constitution.